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The Joy of Life


The Joy of Life
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Copyright: Akif Aykurt (Raptorman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 649 W: 11 N: 1065] (10388)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-09-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 40D, Canon EF500/4L IS
Exposure: f/4, 1/4000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-17 10:50
Viewed: 3590
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Two Young Imperial Eagles ( Aquila heliaca ) playing " Talon-Locking " in the air .
This behaviour is common in many of the Birds of Prey .
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Hello Akif,
It may be common behaviour but it is very unusual for me and I think you have a fabulous photo here. Even though it is common behaviour then, I cannot for one moment think that this is a "common" image...I do think everything about it is fantastic!!!
Neels

Selamlar akif bey,
Harika bir zamanlamayla nefis bir çalışma olmuş.
En güzel dileklerimle hoşcakalın
İyi akşamlar.

Hi Akif,

very interesting photo portraying a birds of prey's behaviour that i didn't know and about which i'll look for more informations.The photo has an excellent focalization, the eagles are "frozen" mid-air perfectly and the details are very well visible.

TFS

Alessio

Hallo Akif
Now this is a lovely image. One can just feel the palying-motion and the action taking place. All the details are so clear as are the colours are very well taken. Thanks for sharing. Best regards.
Anna

Hi Akif!
WOW, Fantastic moment... beutiful eagles!
Thanks for sharing!
Regards
Manuel

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2011-02-17 13:15]

Wow Akif
what an action
simply great
tfs
Tom

A very timely snapshot of an interesting instance in the behavior of Imperial Eagles Akif, caught perfectly in sharp focus and exposure. TFS indeed!
Mehmet

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-02-17 14:29]

Hello Akif,
What a great scene, photograped in a fantastic way. The sharpness with 1/4000 sec. is really perfect. Beautiful natural colours. Even the composition is superb. And than Imperial Eagles.... I'm jealous. Thanks for this great gift.
Regards,
Peter

So beautiful, The natural sunlight and the action in your image is outstanding and is seen so beautifully. Congratulations on excellent camerawork which resulted in a great end result. Thanks for sharing,
Eyal

Hi Akif - fantastic, excellent are the words to describe. Great action shot. I could never get such shots. TFS

Your pictures are really extraordinary. I love such images, keep sharing Akif abi.
Selamlar.

nefis görünüyorlar, elinize sağlık akif hocam,
selamlarımla.

şahların bölge savaşı yada kur dansları.güzel bir an karesi netlikte öğle.ellerinize sağlık Akif bey.selamlarımla.

Bonjour Akif,
Très belle et incroyable scène de la vie sauvage très finement et habilement restituée.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2011-02-19 9:58]

Hi Akif!
What an incredible capture of bird in flight! Congratulations on your timing. Very good details.
Congratulations.
Ciao! Vanda

excellent moment and photo!
TFS Nasos

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-03-11 19:55]

Hello Akif,
Perfectly timed shot showing these beatuiful birds locking talons. Excellent detail and gorgeous natural colors. Great job!!
Ron

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